“In our view, there is still a very high risk that he will flee and that a release on bail or other measures after a release cannot guarantee Polanski’s presence in the extradition procedure,” Federal Office of Justice spokesman Folco Galli said…

“This recommendation is disappointing, but doesn’t surprise us. We will wait and see what the judges, the magistrates in independent courts, decide,” Polanski’s lawyer Herve Temime said…

“We wish to tell the Swiss courts that Roman Polanski has promised to stay in Switzerland during this process and respect all the requests made of him,” Temime told reporters.